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John Elias Crossley

May 25, 1939 - February 27, 2016
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John Elias Crossley, age 76 of Newark, DE, passed away on February 27, 2016. Born on May 25, 1939 to the late Elias Cox Crossley and Emma Ann (Taylor) Crossley in Wilmington, DE. John was a self-employed electrician and owned Crossley Electric. He enjoyed fishing, listening to country music, and wood working. John is survivedContinue Reading

Sherry Starkey left a message on February 26, 2020:
Well Mr. Crossley just want to let you know you are missed very much. But your family keeps the great memories alive.
wayne lynch left a message on February 24, 2017:
Richard Burris Sr. left a message on March 7, 2016:
We are so sorry to hear that John passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. His loving memories will be with you always. Dick and Esther Burris
Theress Swift left a message on March 4, 2016:
I miss you dad each and everyday. When im in my car alone in the morning I talk to you. I remember so many things that we've done over the years. We would all go to the trailor at the beach and you would take us to the board walk and we would get fries and put vinegar on them. I remember when you taught me to drive a stick shift. We went to ford dealer and bought me a mustang. The guy asked if i was driving it and I said no I havent learned how to drive a stick he told us that I would be bringing it back within a week. I said no I wont. He said thats what they all say. Well we went to a JC Penney parking lot on a sunday when we were both off you had me stop and start so many times then you got out to smoke and told me to continue I finally asked you why am I doing this so much. You said once you get that down you can do the rest without a problem. From that point on I drove myself. I tell you though. I miss our Fridays. We had a lot of fun you would always know who I was and make me work hard to keep up with you. Especially the day that you were pushing Carters toys off the table... I told you I would beat your *** if you pushed it off one more time then mom came down stairs and said whatcha doing pop you said Im trying to get my *** beat. I almost fell on the floor laughing so hard. We had great times together and with family. I will think of you always Pappy...I love you!!
Brian Crossley Sr left a message on March 4, 2016:
So sorry for your loss.
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Laurel Crossley left a message on March 2, 2016:
Since my dad passed when I was 16, I was so fortunate to have an awesome father-in-law for 20+ years. You always had a twinkle in your eye, and I loved your wise cracks. John is the man he is today because of you and Nan. Thank you for always helping take care of my girls and dogs. You are probably up there right now playing with Shelby. You will be in our hearts forever and ever.
Robert & Colleen left a message on March 1, 2016:
Deb we are thinking of you and your family so sorry to hear about your Dad.
Lisa and Randy Scheetz left a message on March 1, 2016:
So sorry for your loss. It is never easy to say good bye to a parent. He will still be a guiding force in your lives and watching out over the whole family.
Theresa Swift left a message on March 1, 2016:
A poem for you Dad The Broken Chain We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name, In life we loved you dearly; in death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, the day God called you home. You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide, And though we cannot see you, you are always at our side. Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.
Rebecca Callahan left a message on March 1, 2016:
You taught me to ride a bike without training wheels, fought with a goose while we were fishing and you even danced with me at my wedding. You always had a joke and a smile. You were always happy to see Melaney and that's more than I could ever ask for. You never missed the chance to laugh or dance. We miss you and we know your in heaven. You will forever be loved and missed.
Deborah Hall left a message on March 1, 2016:
From the time I was a little girl you always stood by me. Through tough times and fun times. You taught me right from wrong and to become an independent woman and always hold my head up high. I love you dad and will miss you dearly. We will be together again in another time. Just remember I will always take care of mom and be your babe.
sherry starkey left a message on February 29, 2016:
I love hearing all the wonderful memories you have left will always be loved and missed
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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